The public school picture is quickly beginning to reflect both continued immigration and the fact that non-white births began to exceed white births in 2011.Read More »
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Some lawmakers are questioning the state’s involvement in expanding the rail line, which is projected to cost about $1.6 billion to construct and will require another $40 million per year to operate.Read More »
Two groups are accusing the Met Council of writing off a proposal to pump water into White Bear Lake before experts have fully studied whether it could restore lake levels.
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No action expected until 2015 legislative session.
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The proposal includes more than $436 million for projects at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campuses.
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The Metropolitan Council has approved grants worth $2.5 million to clean up contaminated lands, a move it says will help spur jobs and produce new affordable housing in the metro area.
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